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How to setup the IBM Pervasive Encryption Key to be used with Top Secret

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Article ID: 237632

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Top Secret

Issue/Introduction

How to create or generate the IBM Pervasive Encryption key used for the Top Secret DSKEY keyword which is used to encrypt datasets?

Environment

Release : 16.0

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Resolution

The IBM Pervasive Encryption key is generated by IBM and not Top Secret, therefore it would be documented in IBM documentation. The step by step on setting up the key under TSO at the following link:

 

https://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg248410.pdf

 

It starts at page 129 to setup a key under TSO.

 

There are other alternatives ways to setup the key outside of TSO.

 

Page 125 talks about setting up the key through a browser.

Page 127 talks about setting up the key through a workstation.